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Dr. Mitresh Kumar Verma
Professor
Department of Electrical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology
mkverma.eee@iitbhu.ac.in
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Area of Interest: 
Voltage Stability Studies, Applications of FACTS controllers, Power Quality, Wide Area Monitoring System, Smart Grid

  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (India), 2005.

Topic – Voltage Stability Constrained Power System Security Assessment and its
              Enhancement Using FACTS Controllers.

  • M.Sc. (Engg.) in Electrical Engineering (Power Systems) from Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri (India), 1994

Topic – On Some Aspects of Self-Excited Wind Driven Induction Generator

  • B.Sc. (Engg.) in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela (India), 1989.
  • Professor at Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi (India) since March 2016.
  • Associate Professor at Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi (India) from December 2011 to March 2016.
  • Reader at Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi (India) from December 2005 to December 2011.
  • Lecturer at Harcourt Butler Technological Institute, Kanpur (India) from December 1998 to December 2005.
  •  Lecturer at G. B. Pant Polytechnic, New Delhi (India) from September 1998 to December 1998.
  • Lecturer at North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology, Nirjuli, Itanagar (India) from February 1996 to September 1998.
  • Lecturer at N.B.K.R. Institute of Science and Technology, Vidyanagar, Nellore (India) from June 1994 to February 1996.

PG level

  • Power System Operation and Control
  • Dynamics of Power Apparatus and Systems
  • Advanced Power System Stability
  • Digital Simulation of Power Systems
  • Special Topics in Power Systems
  • Power System Dynamics

 
UG level

  • Power System Analysis and Control
  • Electrical Circuits and Systems
  • Network Analysis and Synthesis
  • Power System Operation and Control
  • Power System Analysis
  • Advanced Power System
  • Computer Methods in Power System
  • Power Transmission and Distribution
  • Basic Electrical Engineering
  • Power System Economy
  • Linear Control Systems
  • Fields and Networks

Developed syllabi of following courses at IIT (BHU), Varanasi:

  • Power Transmission and Distribution
  • Network Analysis and Synthesis

Ph. D. Theses
At IIT (BHU)

  1. Broad topic: Voltage stability monitoring and control using synchrophasor measurements through PMUs  (In progress, Student: Pankaj Sahu).
  2. Broad topic: Smart distribution system (In progress, Student: Alok Jain).
  3. Broad topic: Voltage stability monitoring and control in smart grid (In progress, Student: Lokesh Kumar Yadav).
  4. Broad topic: Impact of distributed generations in voltage stability studies (In progress, Student: Akhilesh Kumar Barnwal).
  5. Broad topic: Power quality enhancement in smart grid (In progress, Student: Sarvesh Kumar).
  6. Broad topic: Real and reactive power control in smart grid (In progress, Student: Shailendra Singh).

External University

  1. Power quality estimation and control using soft computing techniques (Student: Deoraj Kumar Tanti (Awarded by Binoba Bhave University, Hazaribagh in June 2014), supervised jointly with Prof. O. N. Mehrotra, Ex-Professor, B.I.T. Sindri.

 
M. Tech. Theses

  1. Optimal placement of UPFC in power system to enhance voltage stability margin (Student: Harshwardhan Gunda, Year 2007).
  2. Optimal placement of UPFC to enhance voltage stability margin in power system under contingencies (Student: D. Sreekanth Reddy, Year 2008).
  3. Voltage stability based ATC determination in competitive electricity market (Student: Ram Shankar, Year 2009).
  4.  Voltage stability based Available Transfer Capability enhancement using UPFC (Student: Abhishek Vashisth, Year 2010).
  5. Voltage stability based congestion management using UPFC (Student: Kumar Pawan, Year 2010, supervised jointly with Prof. R. K. Pandey).
  6. Performance investigation of Unified Power Quality Conditioner using Neural Network based controller (Student: Raghvendra Kumar, Year 2011).
  7. Modeling and simulation of DVR (Dynamic Voltage Restorer) using multi-level inverter for voltage sag mitigation (Student: Narendra Kumar Saxena, Year 2011).
  8. Optimal placement of FACTS controllers for voltage stability based congestion management in competitive electricity market (Student: Aparna Vanigmalla, Year 2012).
  9. Optimization of UPFC parameters under different loading for voltage stability based congestion management in competitive electricity market (Student: Sunil Kumar Agarwal, Year 2012).
  10. Voltage stability based formation of voltage control areas considering the impact of contingencies (Student: Tarun Martolia, Year 2012).
  11. Voltage stability enhancement in AC / DC system with FACTS controller (Student: Chetan Srivastava, Year 2013, supervised jointly with Prof. R. K. Pandey).
  12. Optimal placement of PMU for online voltage stability assessment in smart grid (Student: Rohit Babu, Year 2013).
  13. Design and analysis of smart distribution system (Student: Amit Kumar Singh, Year 2014, supervised jointly with Prof. R. K. Pandey).
  14. Optimal placement of PMU for online assessment of voltage stability under contingencies in smart grid (Student: Kuldeep Kanaujiya, Year 2014).
  15. Analysis and enhancement of voltage profile in radial power distribution system (Student: Pankaj Sharma, Year 2014).
  16. Optimal multistage placement of PMU under contingency in smart grid using SPSO (Student: Subhransu Kumar Sahoo, Year 2015).
  17. Voltage stability monitoring and control of a power system network using PMU data (Student: Jaguttam Oraon, Year 2015).
  18. Congestion management in smart grid architecture using UPFC (Student:  Abhishek Kumar Singh, Year 2016).
  19. Implementation of nonlinear control in DVR based on cascaded multilevel inverter (Student: Ankit Bansal, Year 2016).
  20. Power factor improvement using D-STATCOM by adopting fuzzy control and hysteresis control techniques (Student: Dharmender Panth, Year 2016).
  21. Power quality improvement in power system using D-STATCOM (Student: Sitesh Ranjan, Year 2016).
  22. Combined operation of Unified Power Quality Conditioner and photovoltaic arrays (Student: Ravi Ranjan, Year 2016).
  23. Damping of low frequency oscillations by PSS and TCSC (Student: Upendran M., Year 2017).
  24. Analysis and control of microgrid against load fluctuations (Student: Rahul Kumar Rajak, Year 2017).
  25. Design, simulation and hardware implementation for charging DC-link capacitor based on solar photovoltaic array (Student: Mohit Batra, Year 2017).
  26. Implementation and control of switched capacitor multilevel inverter (Student: Archana Kumari, Year 2017).

Book      

  1. Dr. M. K. Verma, Editor, “Proceedings of the Workshop on Threat of Voltage Instability in Power Systems TVIPS-2009”, December 8-10, 2009, IT, BHU, Varanasi”, Allied Publishers, New Delhi, ISBN 978-81-8424-540-0.

 
Research Papers in Journals

  1. M. K. Verma and S. C. Srivastava, “Optimal placement of SVC for static and dynamic voltage security enhancement”, International Journal on Emerging Electric Power Systems (Berkley Electronics Press), Vol. 2, Issue 2, Article 1050, March 2005.
  2. M. K. Verma and S. C. Srivastava, “An approach to determine voltage control areas considering impact of contingencies”, IEE Proc., Part-C, Generation, Transmission and Distribution, Vol. 152, No. 3, pp. 342-350, May 2005.
  3. Sreekanth Reddy Donapati and M. K. Verma, “Voltage stability based contingency ranking considering post-contingency MVA requirement”, Electrical India (Chary Publication), Vol. 49, No. 7, pp. 72-80, July 2009.
  4. D. K. Tanti, Brijesh Singh, M. K. Verma and O. N. Mehrotra, “An ANN based approach for optimal placement of DSTATCOM for voltage sag mitigation”, International Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (Engg Journals Publications), Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 827-835, February 2011.
  5. D. K. Tanti, M. K. Verma, Brijesh Singh and O. N. Mehrotra, “Optimal placement of custom power devices to mitigate voltage sag under faults”, International Journal of Power Electronics and Drive System(published by Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science, Malaysia), Vol. 2, No. 3, pp. 267-276, September 2012.
  6. Tarun Martolia and M. K. Verma, “Voltage stability based formation of voltage control areas considering impact of contingencies”, International Journal of Applied Power Engineering (published by Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science, Malaysia), Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 115-122, December 2012.
  7. D. K. Tanti, M. K. Verma, Brijesh Singh and O. N. Mehrotra, “Optimal placement of custom power devices in power system network for load and voltage balancing”, International Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology (published by International Association of Engineering and Management Education), Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 187-199, October-December 2012.
  8. D. K. Tanti, M. K. Verma, Brijesh Singh and O. N. Mehrotra, “Optimal placement of DSTATCOM in an Indian power system for load and voltage balancing”, International Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology (published by International Association of Engineering and Management Education), Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 63-74, May-June 2013.
  9. Abhishek Vashishth and M. K. Verma, “Voltage stability based available transfer capability enhancement in competitive electricity market using UPFC”, International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (published by International Academy of Science Engineering and Technology), Vol. 4, No. 4, pp. 1-8, April-May 2015.
  10.  D. K. Tanti, M. K. Verma, Brijesh Singh and O. N. Mehrotra, “An ANN based approach for optimal placement of custom power devices”, Electrical India (Chary Publication), Vol. 55, No. 8, pp. 56-61, August 2015.
  11. Alok Jain and M. K. Verma, “Development of DFT based MATLAB and LABVIEW models for phasor measurements”, International Journal of Information and Electronics Engineering, Vol. 6, No. 6, pp. 331-336, November 2016.

Research Papers in Conferences / Workshop

  1. M.K. Verma and S.C. Srivastava, “A modified method to determine voltage control areas in power system networks”, Proc. of the 12th National Power Systems Conference, I. I. T. Kharagpur, India, pp. 534-539, December 27-29, 2002.

       2.M. K. Verma and S. C. Srivastava, “Voltage stability based contingency ranking considering post-contingency VAR requirement”, Proc. of the 3rd IASTED International Conference on Power and Energy Systems, Marbella, Spain, pp. 573-577, September 03-05, 2003.

  1. M. K. Verma and S. C. Srivastava, “Optimal placement of TCSC for static and dynamic voltage security enhancement”, Proc. of the 13thNational Power Systems Conference, I. I. T. Madras, India, pp. 713-718, December 28-30, 2004.

       4.M. K. Verma and S. C. Srivastava, “Enhancement of voltage stability margin under contingencies using FACTS controllers”, Proc. of the          International Conference on Power System Operation in Deregulated Regime, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University, India, pp. 139-149, March 06-07, 2006.
       5.M. K. Verma, “An overview of voltage stability in power systems”, Proc. of the National Conference on Technical Challenges in Power   Systems,  Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology, Sultanpur, India, pp. 241-248, March 24-25, 2006.

  1. M.K. Verma and S.C. Srivastava, “A new index for oscillatory stability based contingency ranking”, Proc. of the 14th National Power Systems Conference,       I. I. T. Roorkee, India, Paper No. D4-1, December 27-29, 2006.
  2. Sreekanth Reddy Donapati and M.K. Verma, “An approach for optimal placement of UPFC to enhance voltage stability margin under contingencies”, Proc. of the 15th National Power Systems Conference, I. I. T. Bombay, India, Paper No. 230, December 16-18, 2008.
  3. Harshavardhan Gunda and M. K. Verma, “A sensitivity based approach for optimal placement of UPFC to enhance voltage stability margin”, Proc. of the National Conference on Problems Practices and Prospects in Power Distribution, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, India, pp. 91-97, January 23-24, 2009.
  4. M. K. Verma, “Voltage stability: concept, analysis and remedial measures against instability”, Proc. of the Workshop on Threat of Voltage Instability in Power Systems (TVIPS-2009), IT, BHU, Varanasi, India, pp. 35-50, December 8-10, 2009.
  5.  Dushyant Juneja and M. K. Verma, “An approach for formation of voltage control areas based on voltage stability criterion”, Proc. of the 16th National Power Systems Conference, University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India, pp. 636-640, December 15-17, 2010.
  6. D. K. Tanti, M. K. Verma, Brijesh Singh and O. N. Mehrotra, “An ANN based approach for optimal placement of DSTATCOM and DVR in power system for voltage sag mitigation under faults”, Proc. of the National Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Agents: Theory and Applications, IT BHU, Varanasi, India, pp. 196-201, December 9-11, 2011.
  7. Amit Kumar Singh, R. K. Pandey and M. K. Verma, “Design and analysis of smart distribution system  - conceptual development”, Proc. of the National Conference on Recent Advances in Power Systems (RAPS-14), PEC University, Chandigarh, India, pp. 38-44, June 28, 2014.
  8. Pankaj Sahu and M. K. Verma, “On-line voltage voltage stability monitoring and control in smart grid – A survey”, Proc. of the International Conference IEEE UPCON-2015, Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad, India, Paper No. 205, December 4-6, 2015.
  9. Alok Jain, Bhanu Pratap Singh, Suman Bhullar and M. K. Verma, “Performance of hybrid wind-microturbine generation system in isolated mode”, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Emerging Trends in Electrical, Electronics & Sustainable Energy Systems (ICETEESES-16), Kamla Nehru Institute of Technology (KNIT), Sultanpur, India, Paper No. NEC_04, March 11-12, 2016.
  10. Alok Jain and M. K. Verma, “Implementation of automatic meter reading technique using SYNC 2000 & SYNC 5000 in Indian power system”, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Computing for Sustainable Development – INDIACOM 2016, Bharti Vidyapeeth’s Institute of Computer Applications and Management (BVICAM), New Delhi, India, Paper No. 463, March 16-18, 2016.
  11. Pankaj Sahu and M. K. Verma, “Optimal placement of PMUs in power system network for voltage stability estimation under contingencies”, Proc. of the IEEE International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering – Recent Advances (CERA-2017), IIT Roorkee (India), Paper ID 1570351460, October 5-7, 2017.
  • Coordinator of a TEQIP workshop on “Emerging Challenges in Power Systems”, H.B.T.I., Kanpur (India), October 28-30, 2005.
  • Convener of the workshop on “Threat of Voltage Instability in Power Systems”, IT, BHU, Varanasi (India), December 8-10, 2009.
  • Organizing Secretary of PRASTUTI-2014 – An All India student level technical festival organized by Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT (BHU) every year.
  • Coordinator of QIP Short Term Course on “Power System Stability and Control in Smart Grid Architecture”, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (India), July 3-8, 2017.
  • “An Introduction to Power System Voltage Security” in a TEQIP workshop on “Emerging Challenges in Power Systems”, H.B.T.I., Kanpur (India), October 28-30, 2005.
  • “Voltage Stability: Concept, Analysis and Tools for Assessment” in a TEQIP workshop on “Laboratory Teachings in Electrical Engineering”, K.N.I.T., Sultanpur (India), February 28-29, 2008.
  • “Application of FACTS devices in enhancing voltage stability” at K.N.I.T., Sultanpur (India) on November 12, 2008.
  • “Voltage stability: concept, analysis and remedial measures against instability” in the workshop on “Threat of Voltage Instability in Power Systems TVIPS-2009”, IT, BHU, Varanasi (India), December 8-10, 2009.
  •  “Power system stability”, HINDALCO, Renukoot (India), January 2011.
  • “Fault analysis in power systems”, HINDALCO, Renukoot (India), January 2011.
  • “Voltage stability” at University College of Engineering, Rajasthan Technical University, Kota, June 2012.
  • “Voltage stability: present scenario and future challenges” in the short term course on “Recent Advances in Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy Systems”, MMM University of Technology, Gorakhpur (India), August 1-7, 2016.
  • “Control applications in power system dynamic studies”, QIP short term course on “Advanced Topics in Robust and Nonlinear Control”, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (India), February 14-20, 2017.
  • “Power system stability: present scenario and future challenges”, QIP short term course on “Power System Stability and Control in Smart Grid Architecture”, IIT (BHU), Varanasi (India), July 3-8, 2017.
  • Delivered expert lecture on various topics of power systems at YCCE, Nagpur, December 18-21, 2017, under Visiting Professor Scheme.
  • Editor, Journal of Advanced Research in Electrical Engineering and Technology
  • Reviewer of reputed journals such as IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution, International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems (Berkley Electronic Press), International Journal of Power and Energy Systems (ACTA Press), Institution of Engineers (India) Series-B (Springer), and several prestigious conferences such as IEEE-PES General Meeting, INDICON, NPSC, AFRICON, CERA etc.
  • Ranked first in the class and university in the M. Sc. (Eng.) examination with a CGPA of 9.75 in coursework.
  • Recipient of GATE scholarship, special merit scholarship of teacher’s son and rural national scholarship.
  • Member of Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), USA
  • Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education
  • Member of India Smart Grid Forum (Working Group-1, Advanced Transmission and Distribution)